Star Wars Actor Joins Dancing With the Stars

Star Wars Actor Joins Dancing With the Stars

Star Wars actor Billy Dee Williams will be performing in the latest season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.

Remember when Star Wars Kinect came out and everyone rolled their eyes at its dance game? How absolutely ridiculous, we all thought. Well, it would seem that the joke was on us because Star Wars Kinect was apparently just a Force premonition of the future. We say this because ABC has announced that Lando Calrissian himself will be joining the next season of Dancing With the Stars.

Actor Billy Dee Williams, who played the beloved character in the original trilogy, will be performing in the latest season of the dance competition beginning on Monday, March 17th. He'll be performing with dancer Emma Slater who has been with the show since 2012. Williams will be competing against other celebrities including Wonder Years alumni Danica McKellar, The Price is Right host Drew Cary and double-amputee snowboarder Amy Purdy.

While William's presence will primarily serve as a chance for the actor to demonstrate that he's the best dancer in the galaxy, we can't help but hope that this cold also be an opportunity for ABC's owners at Disney to maybe slip in a few Star Wars announcements. For instance, while the rest of the original cast has been confirmed for Episode VII, William's involvement is currently just a rumor. How convenient would it be, in turn, for him to be voted off the show and say something like "that's alright because I'm dancing right over to the new Star Wars movie." It would, of course, be about a thousand times more suave seeing as he's Lando and all, but you get what we're driving at here.

Source: CNN

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I think they'd be fools to not tie some sort of Star Wars announcement into this. They'd have to. And besides, he already renewed the role in another movie that just recently came out, so he is clearly still having fun with the character.

Dancing With the Stars, the only reality tv endorsed by the Director of the Global Defense Initiative

Odd title for a thread which admittedly made me skeptical to click it. The 'Star Wars actor' has a name you know, recognizable even or maybe I just know it because people used to derail threads with pictures of him.

Isn't he well into his seventies? If so, I hope he's still spry. Then again, that's nothing that can't be solved by turning on a little of that old Calrissian charm.

StewShearer:
rolled there eyes

Sorry for being a grammar nazi here, but it really grinds my gears when people don't know the difference between there / their / they're, especially when posting a news story.

I'll only watch this show if he promises to dance like this, cape and all.

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Sunrider84:

StewShearer:
rolled there eyes

Sorry for being a grammar nazi here, but it really grinds my gears when people don't know the difference between there / their / they're, especially when posting a news story.

And I'm sorry for making such a silly, basic mistake. :/ Thanks for the help.

StewShearer:

Sunrider84:

StewShearer:
rolled there eyes

Sorry for being a grammar nazi here, but it really grinds my gears when people don't know the difference between there / their / they're, especially when posting a news story.

And I'm sorry for making such a silly, basic mistake. :/ Thanks for the help.

Sorry if I came off as rude. It's just a pet peeve of mine.

TheSYLOH:
Dancing With the Stars, the only reality tv endorsed by the Director of the Global Defense Initiative

Well they had to come up with something to counter Nod's latest propaganda offensive.

 

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